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About April Crowell

AOBTA Certified Instructor & Practitioner Certified Holistic Nutritionist (CHN) Diplomate, Asian Bodywork Therapy (Dipl. ABT NCCAOM) Amma Therapy, Integral Asian Medicine, Holistic Nutrition & Herbs. Inspiration and education for healthy and sustainable living. I have been practicing and teaching since 1994. I maintain my private therapy practice in Boise, Idaho. I offer classes and consultations online.

Cherry & Apricot Fruit Gratin

Cherry & Apricot Fruit Gratin - Fruit gratins are a wonderful way to use up summer's delicate fruits. Rather than a heavy milk/cream batter that we think of for root [...]

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Summer – Eating With The Seasons

Welcome to Summer!  Longer, warmer days encourage us to be more active, spending greater time outdoors and the sun's warmth encourages growth and maturation. Plants thrive and begin sharing their [...]

Summer’s Energetics – The Season Of The Fire Element

Summer, the season of the Fire Element, has arrived.  The days are long and the bright sunshine invites us outdoors to work in our gardens or play in the [...]

By |2021-05-17T14:19:27+00:00May 16th, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Seasons, Summer|0 Comments

Arugula Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Arugula is a wonderful green. It sends spinach blushing to the corner when it comes to calcium content match.  Arugula can be harvested almost all year long where I [...]

By |2021-05-17T14:07:42+00:00May 14th, 2021|0 Comments

Honey Apricot Jam

Honey Apricot Jam - Jams are a fantastic way to preserve the season's flavor. Here, honey takes the place of refined sugar, blending its own sweetness and flavor with the [...]

By |2021-05-17T14:07:25+00:00May 13th, 2021|0 Comments

All About Apricots

Grandpa Herman kept a small apricot tree just past one of his rose gardens. Gnarled and ancient, the tree draped over a path that led to the large vegetable gardens, [...]

Cherries – Nature’s Blood Cleanser

It's time for cherries!  If you've ever picked cherries, likely you have an appreciation for how much labor goes into caring for and harvesting the delicate, tart orbs. You [...]

A Bit About Aloe

Aloe vera is an amazing plant that we've benefited from for centuries thanks again to the Greeks and the Romans.  In its varied history it has been used as [...]

Fasting & Cleansing – General Rules For Engagement

Welcome!If you are reading this post it is likely that you are considering a cleanse or fast. There are many different types of cleanses and fasts. Likewise, there are numerous [...]

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